The Victoria and Albert Museum has partnered with the mansion for the first UK retrospective dedicated to the life and work of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Gabriel Chanel.fashion statement Inspired by the 2020 exhibition of the same name at Palazzo Gallera. It will be shown in London in September 2023.
From the opening of the first millinery factory in Paris in 1910 to the launch of the last collection in 1971, the exhibition presents more than 180 pieces of clothing and jewellery, accessories, cosmetics and fragrances drawn from the archives of the brand, as well as the collections of Palazzo Gallera. and go. Gabriel Chanel.fashion statement The designer’s relationship to British culture will also be highlighted, and she has borrowed tweed in particular.
The V&A has long held major fashion-related exhibitions: Alexander McQueen, Azdin Aleia, Christian Dior or Gucci recent. It is therefore logical that the museum is the first British retrospective dedicated to one of the greatest designers of the 20th century.